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Mar 19, 2013 6:00am PDT
as well. president obama talked about syria last august x here is what he said. we're going to hear something from the white house soon, but here's what he said in august: martha: all right, we want to martha: so how does this change the calculus for syria in the white house? molly henneberg joins live from there. good morning, molly. >> reporter: good morning, martha. we should hear from the white house today. jay carney has a briefing in about 30 minutes, the white house has said to expect that they will have some comment on this. also the president has an event right now at the white house with the irish prime minister, that should be getting underway in a few minutes. reporters likely will today some questions to him on this topic, we'll see what he says about this. but as you said in the introduction, the president has said previously that the use of chemical weapons in syria would cross the, quote, red line. syrian state tv says the rebels used the weapons, the rebels say the assad government used them. we're not clear on exactly what happened. 25 people were killed, 86 people
Mar 20, 2013 1:40am PDT
. >> reporter: good morning, yeah, i think you are absolutely right. the trip is less about what they hope to accomplish in terms of policy and diplomacy than the actual symbol of coming here. the first time president obama visited israel and the territories as president. both prime minister netanyahu and president obama are starting new terms. there are major issues to be discussed. the white house is calling this a broad strategic conversation to focus on syria, iran and the israeli palestinian peace process. of course, three of the most pressing issues for these two countries today. >> if this is more about symbolism what progress can we expect from the president's meetings with the israelis and the palestinians? >> well of the three issue that will be discussed on this trip this is the one where the least progress is expected to be made. expectations have really been lowered by the white house. they made it very clear, since the trip was announced they aren't coming here with any grand plan, any new vision to get this peace process back on track. it hasn't budge
Mar 22, 2013 11:00am PDT
it back to you, don. >> thank you to christopher and renee marsh. >>> other news, president barack obama wrapping up his tour of the middle east before arriving in jordan. the president closed a three-day visit to israel with a solemn visit to the holocaust museum, reaffirming the jewish state's right to exist. he then met with jordan's king abdullah, promising 200million in aid to help the country as it struggles with a syrian refugee crisis. he also talked expectations for peace in the middle east. >> this was a trip to make sure i'm doing my homework. we set expectations low, precisely because there has been a lot of talk over decades, but it hasn't produced the results that everybody wants to see. let me listen to the parties first. >> straight to cnn's john king who is in amman, jordan. john, what is the most important agenda item in jordan for the president? >> reporter: don, the most important item is that aid you mentioned. jordan is being overwhelmed, swamped by refugees from syria coming in, several thousand a day, approaching the half million mark here. this country's economy
Mar 22, 2013 7:00am PDT
about that. thank you very much. >>> president obama is wrapping up his tour of the middle east this morning. natalie, good morning to you. >> good morning, everyone. that's right. the president is wrapping up his three-day visit to israel as he heads to jordan. nbc chief correspondent is traveling with the president. delivered some remarks that have a poignant reminder of some issues israel may be dealing with today. >> we have the choice to acquiesce to evil or make real our solemn vow, never again. we had the choice to ignore what happens to others or to act. >> reporter: the president heads to bethlehem to visit the church of the nativity and heads to aman, jordan, where he'll have one on one meetingings with king abdullah, on the docket the middle east peace process. >>> the government will stay up and running through september, but some $85 billion in spending cuts have put hundreds of thousands of government workers on temporary furloughs. thursday night the house passed the spending authorization that now heads to the president for his signature. >>> it turns out our uni
Mar 20, 2013 5:00pm EDT
to focus on jobs. and growing the economy. we have to -- 30% of our deficit right now as we look at this going forward is in the slow economic recovery. and so we want these numbers, when we know it was really bad prior to 2009 when president obama was elected, if -- it's gotten better, but it's not where it needs to be. and it won't be where it needs to be unless we invest in innovation, in education, and rebuilding america's infrastructure. that's what we do. this budget makes sense. this budget is for middle-class families all across america. and i would urge my colleagues to support it. mr. sessions: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from alabama. mr. sessions: i appreciate the opportunity to be with our colleague, senator stabenow, who serves on the budget committee. what i would like to do just briefly -- and i will he yield to senator roberts -- is that president obama on march 13 of this year said "and so you know my goal is not to chase a balanced budget for the sake of balance." my goal is not to chase a balanced budget ... now, my colleagues, we have be
Mar 22, 2013 2:00pm EDT
," and we remember barack obama saying "it is not surprising they get bitter. they cling to guns or religion." the arrogance of their superiority reminds us that they do not give us rights. we grant them power. they do not make us free. we are free already. as long as we have the second amendment, we always will be. we are america, and our politicians are only as powerful as we, the people, allow them to be. host: the nra ad -- philip rucker, how effective is the nra message right now? guest: a message like that is effective with the base of the nra and many americans that live in some of these dates -- it's dates -- states. you play and add like that in west virginia, north carolina, north dakota, and it resonates. elitea message about the in washington and san francisco, which is a reference to nancy pelosi, the democratic leaders in the house, and it is really trying to create these cultural divisions between decision-makers in washington and people back home who have guns and use them for sport. host: "political" tells us that nra fundraising is that the best in a decade. guest: the nra
Mar 19, 2013 7:00am PDT
because "gay rights are human rights." during the 2008 campaign they maintained she supported civil unions but not gay marriage. polls show a majority of americans support same-sex marriage. president obama reversed his opposition to it last year. >>> and now for a look at what's trending today, our quick roundup of what has you talking online a dramatic day in court made actress lindsay lohan a top google search. she reached a last-minute deal in los angeles and pleaded no contest stemming from a car crash last june. instead of 90 days in jail she will be at a rehab facility. >>> lisa rinna made her lips a top search item on bing and yahoo! talking about them with hoda monday. she first had her lips injected 25 years ago but had a doctor remove as much material as he could a few years ago. take a listen. >> would you do it again or just leave your lips the way you had them before. >> i would do it again. >> why? >> because this is like my career has been all about, i never had a career before i had the lips. so my lips have had their own career. >> rinna talked about her current stint on
Mar 25, 2013 12:00pm EDT
and state officials in both of these cases were right to you refuse to defend these cases? >> no, they were derelict in their duties. they were not carrying out the duty they were constitutionally charge to do. if you look at the obama administration and the defense of marriage act, first the administration sabotage the case in its pertaining to defend and then abandoning the arguments that had been made previously in legislation. and then failing to adopt the claims made by both parties, it claimed that it had some basis in no longer defending the defense of marriage act at all. and then in california you had governor schwarzenegger and then attorney braun failing to live up to those responsibilities. complications and it may explain why we do not have too much trust in this area. there can be some we're a hypothetical situations down the road. weird, hypothetical situations down the road. but i think in both cases there is ample room for the court to reach the merits. >> paul, what do you think? >> it seems that the minimal expectation of people in this position is that they file the appe
Mar 20, 2013 5:00am PDT
obama is now in israel, the critical issue on the agenda, ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> complete news coverage starts right now this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning, thank you for waking up with us this wednesday more march 20th, i am pam cook. >> did steve tell you to grab an umbrella? >> i did yes, and it started yesterday afternoon just like he said. there you go. >> there you go, both of you are correct, it started yesterday and continues this morning, this is kind of hit and miss and we have it trying to move into the north bay and mostly cloudy skies 50s and 60s, here is sal. >>> good morning, a lot more crashes this morning some serious and some fender benders and you can see it is crowded but not stop and go and also the commute looks good on northbound 101 in san francisco, let's go back to the desk. >>> we are finding developing news on bethel island where firefighters have put out a fire which has burned two homes. you can see a very active scene on taylor road on bethel island which started around 2:3
Mar 18, 2013 5:00pm EDT
. >> president obama officially nominated thomas perez to be his next labor secretary. mr. peres has been in the sub rights division since 2000 currently serves as the assistant attorney general for civil rights. he is the sum of a dominican immigrant in the first hispanic to be named to president obama second term cabinet. the ceremony to case in the white house geese room this morning. here is a look. [background sounds] >> ladies and gentlemen the president of the united states accompanied by thomas perez. [applause] [applause] >> thank you. [applause] everybody have a seat. have a seat. as i have set before my top priority as president is doing everything we need to do to make sure that we are growing our economy and that we are strengthening our middle class. and as i said said in my state of the union address last month, every day we should be asking ourselves three questions. one, how do we make sure america is a magnet for good jobs? number two how do we equip people with the skills they need to get those jobs and number three, how do we make sure that hard work actually pays off
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